Kenya-based international sports betting provider Sportpesa has shut down operations in its home market and lashed out at the government for its hostile attitude towards the industry.
The government of South Australia has introduced new gaming legislation aimed at supporting the state’s hotel and hospitality sector while strengthening consumer protections.
Norway’s pari-mutuel betting operator Norsk Rikstoto will impose a blanket spending limit on players as of next year in a bid to reduce the risk of problem gambling.
Lottery and gaming operator OPAP has vowed to challenge a decision by the Greek Council of State to annul its online sports betting license.
Melbourne-based online sports broadcaster SEN+ has been found to have breached gambling advertising rules during the Australian Open tennis championship earlier this year.
The government of the Netherlands has concluded its public consultation into draft regulations for remote gambling, with the subject of permissible types of sports bets and advertising restrictions taking centre stage.
Toronto-listed gaming operator The Stars Group has been hit with a €400,000 fine for offering online poker games to Dutch consumers without a local license.
The Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) has confirmed that coach Rob Howley has returned to Wales to assist with an investigation in relation to a potential breach of regulations relating to betting on rugby union.
Philippine Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III has directed the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) to shut down Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs) that fail or refuse to pay the tax liabilities of their foreign workers.
Swedish gambling regulator Spelinspektionen has written to online payment processors to remind them that they may be committing a crime under the country’s gambling legislation by serving unlicensed online gaming operators.
France’s casino industry has voiced concerns about the planned privatisation of French state-owned lottery, gaming and sports betting operator Francaise des Jeux (FDJ), and the range of games that the privatised operator will be permitted to offer.
The New York State Gaming Commission has issued a request for proposals for a contract to study the state’s existing gaming industry and assess the impact of regulatory changes within and outside the state.